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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 54603 (LA CROSSE, WI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 54603*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 208
    Suspected Carcinogens 25
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 370,224
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 328
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 179,193
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20,268
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 179,749 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 389,869
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,667
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 370,221
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 208
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 179,294
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 390,176 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 210,876

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 207,484 0 0 0 207,484 15,884 NA
    1989 498,744 0 0 0 498,744 54,617 NA
    1990 531,855 0 0 0 531,855 17,544 NA
    1991 435,785 0 0 0 435,785 77,349 737,966
    1992 591,697 0 0 0 591,697 127,849 914,979
    1993 582,421 260 0 0 582,681 184,875 865,540
    1994 498,944 0 0 0 498,944 128,618 788,152
    1995 453,965 0 0 0 453,965 66,144 527,648
    1996 387,486 0 0 0 387,486 42,949 464,532
    1997 455,805 0 0 0 455,805 34,036 511,115
    1998 737,834 250 0 0 738,084 116,228 996,717
    1999 946,878 250 0 0 947,128 119,327 1,110,751
    2000 985,281 250 4,276 0 989,807 113,805 1,244,526
    2001 997,724 250 3,187 0 1,001,161 114,794 1,169,904
    2002 390,406 250 0 0 390,656 2,618 867,877
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 28.00 0 0 0 28.00 0 28.00
    2001 20.24 0 0 0 20.24 0 20.24
    2002 5.76 0 0 0 5.76 0 5.76
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